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If the Dead Rise Not (Kerr)

The plot is certainly complex, the research useful and well-integrated. This one never sparked for me. Kerr clearly knows his Humphrey Bogart dialogue, but it comes across like he’s trying too hard. 77 more words


Bedside books: Five for the summer

There are so many books to read these days, that sometimes picking something is difficult.

I have some writers that I turn to all the time and right now five of them have books out. 608 more words


Who writes the best detective fiction?

By Guest Blogger, Terry Ward

I became a devotee of Sherlock Holmes in my early teens, attracted by Conan Doyle’s colourful characters in interesting social situations, climaxing in Holmes’ apparently logical solutions. 452 more words

Books, Films And TV

Philip Kerr's Detective Bernie Gunther

Are you a fan of ‘locked-room murder mysteries’?

You know the kind. Some one had been expected and was a no-show. Phone calls go unanswered, and these days – ditto for texts and emails. 1,062 more words